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Do I Need To Keep Taking Deep Breaths Every Time The Doctor Listens To My Lungs
Just a few breaths: To help a doctor listen to one's lungs, one can take big breaths through the mouth (without making noises), a few times while the doctor is listening to his back, and another few times while the doctor is listening to his chest. Then a patient can go back to normal breathing while the doctor is listening to his heart. Usually, the doctor will tell the patient when to start taking the big breaths. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Is it normal to almost blackout every time the doctor has you breath deep to listen to lungs on exam?
Shortness of breath on exertion and at rest. Former smoker but already quit. What could it be, in a 26 year-old.....?
Shortness of breath: There is a long list of causes of shortness of breath. Asthma and other lung diseases; heart diseases; anemia. Your symptoms are potentially serious and should be investigated. Would need more information to make any useful suggestions. Should see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor since 2 days there is a small pain in my lower chest , lower lung on left ..I feel hard to take a full deep breath as it pains like shock. Help?
Pleurisy: Pain with taking a deep breath is termed pleuritic pain (or pleurisy). It can be caused by irritation of the tissue surrounding the lung (called the pleura). It can be caused by a virus, by surgery around the heart or lungs, by a blood clot in the lung or by tumor. Most episodes are not serious and resolve without treatment. See a doctor if it persists or is severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor told me to take a deep breath to listen to my heart and he said it sounds pretty normal i feel extra beats and skipping is this anxiety?
Can barley talk, my lungs and throat hurt. I can't take a deep breath and can't stop coughing. Should i see a doctor?
YES!: You definitely need to see a doctor. It can be multiple possibilities. ...Read more
30 yrs age. Shortness of breath for long time. Dizziness in morning only today.Ecg normal.Lung test nrmal. Doctor not found any reason. What can it b?
Several reasons: Normal ecg/lung function tests are good for screening, if u still have shortness of breath, more tests can be performed as stress tests / challenge tests, u have a thyroid problem as well, hypothyroidism can lead 2 overweight, decreased activity and easy fatigue which can be interpreted as shortness of breath, also anemia, low blood pressure, etc further evaluation is needed if condition persists. ...Read more
I have respitory problems. Always wheezing. Doc said he cant do anything else. I have a hard time breathing and catching breath could i have lung canc?
Hello I have asthma and am having pain in my lung and am having trouble breathing my chest hurts when I take deep breaths .Should I go to the doc?
My upper back by shoulder blade is hurting every time i take a deep breath it feels like my lungs are getting squeezed to death! only on right side !
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